Weekend Workshop lead by John Hancorn


Saturday 28th July 2018 & Sunday 29th July 2018

Beechwood Hall, Cooksbridge. BN7 3QG

Come and join John Hancorn and the East Sussex Bach Choir for a weekend singing the exciting choruses of Handel's Israel in Egypt.

The programme for the weekend

Handel’s spectacular oratorio follows and celebrates the Israelites escape from captivity in Egypt. Based on biblical texts the music depicts the various plagues and catastrophes inflicted on the Egyptians to persuade them to let the Israelites go.  A piece every choral singer should have the opportunity to sing! So, do come along.

The schedule for the weekend is as follows:

Saturday, 28th July:       10.00     Registration and coffee

                                        10.30 - 13.00   Morning session

                                        13.00 - 14.00   Lunch (bring your own picnic)

                                        14.00 - 16.30   Afternoon session including tea break

Sunday, 29th July:         14.00 - 17.30   Final session including tea break

Joining details

Registration now open. To register please contact Heide Hughes (membership secretary) in advance either by phone 01273 835295, or email, heidehughes@gmail.com to confirm a place.

The fee for the workshop is £25 for one day, or £40 for both days, This includes music and teas/coffee. Payment in advance by cheque is preferred however payment can be taken on the day of the workshop.

Please register early as places limited. A link to the downloadable registration form is provided below:

Registration Form

Cheques should be made payable to East Sussex Bach Choir and sent with the completed registration form to :

Mrs Jean Hill, 23 The Belfry, Hailsham,  BN27  3UG

Directions and Parking

The Hall’s postal address is Beechwood Hall, Beechwood Lane Cooksbridge BN7 3QG.

Beechwood Hall is two miles north of Lewes, just off the A275 in the small village of Cooksbridge. The Hall and Park are accessed via the quiet Beechwood Lane which runs westward from the A275 approximately 100 yards from Cooksbridge Railway Station.

There is a car park immediately next to the Hall which can accommodate approximately 30 cars with 3 dedicated disabled bays adjacent to the Hall.